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GCN Insider: DITA to That

by Joab Jackson, Government Computer News

Service-oriented architecture aims to turn computational processes into services so they can be used for missions beyond their original scope. Now, an emerging Extensible Markup Language (XML) product promises to do the same for text. Developed by IBM and later released to OASIS as an open standard, the Darwin Information Typing Architecture, or DITA, is an XML Document Type Definition that can be used to mark up different sections of documents so they can easily be found later and reused in other documents.

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IXIASOFT sponsors new Aberdeen report highlighting the importance of DITA for technical documentation

Montreal, Canada – IXIASOFT, a leading provider in XML content management software, announced today it underwrote an Aberdeen report entitled “Publishing Technical Communications to a Multi-Channel World”. Aberdeen, a leading analyst firm, recently published this benchmark study which addresses key documentation challenges and analyses best-in-class organizations. The report also highlights organizational process and technology enablers that facilitate the delivery of high quality product documentation on-time and on budget.

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Keywords: why, where and when to use them

by Amber Swope of JustSystems

In DITA, the <keyword> element and the elements that are specialized from it contain text that has a unique or key-like value.

This article explains these elements in more detail and proposes guidelines for how to use them.

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DITA 2007-East Conference

Location: 
Raleigh, NC USA
Date: 
4 Oct 2007 - 04:14 - 6 Oct 2007 - 04:14
Event Type: 
Conference

DITA 2007-East Conference

Location: 
Raleigh, NC USA
Date: 
4 Oct 2007 - 04:14 - 6 Oct 2007 - 04:14
Event Type: 
Conference
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